The task force approved 30 of the 56 Yemeni detainees for “conditional” detention.
Poland and France are making a joint appeal to the United States to have Polanski released from detention.
He was taken back to the cell upstairs, where his time in detention would span 20 days.
Her eldest son, an 18-year-old, is being held separately as an adult in a detention center.
Also, in detention, I ran into the award-winning French photo and video journalist Mani.
The first witness called was one of those who had attacked the House of detention and been wounded.
We had good passages out and home, experiencing no detention or accidents.
This detention was extremely vexatious, as we were losing a fair wind, and expending our provision.
His detention was doubtless irregular, for by law he should have been sent beyond the seas.
I succeeded, fortunately, for otherwise I should have had to submit to a detention of several days.
mid-15c., from Middle French détention (13c.), from Late Latin detentionem (nominative detentio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin detinere (see detain). Sense of "confinement" used by 1570s (in reference to Mary Queen of Scots). In reference to school punishment, recorded from 1882.